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Interview with Pedro Bouças – José Mourinho, Jorge Jesus,…

A man of many talents. That seems a suitable epithet to describe Soccer Hub’s latest interviewee. Pedro Boucas is a coach, analyst, youth coordinator and television pundit. He is arguably best known for his resounding success coaching the Benfica women’s team, with whom he oversaw a gargantuan trophy haul: two Portuguese Cups, two National Championships,

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“My story is very different to many analysts in the world of soccer”

Earlier this week, Soccer Hub invited Oliver Gage to take 20 minutes out from his job as Head of On-Field Performance and Recruitment for the Canadian Premier League and offer us some insight into the realities of scouting in one of world football’s fastest-growing outposts, North America. The former match analyst with Houston Dynamo and

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Interview with Saul Isaksson-Hurst: “my ambition is always to be one of the best in the world”

In the most recent instalment of Soccer Hub’s interview series, Ricardo sat down for 20 minutes of captivating discussion with Saul Isaksson-Hurst, a former youth coach with Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea and expert in ball mastery and 1v1 skills training. As well as providing a genuinely fascinating insight into the world of foundation level coaching,

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1st Team Video Scout

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club The club is in the process of developing the recruitment strategy and is therefore looking to further this with a skilled and knowledgeable individual to join the club in the role of 1st Team Video Scout, to enhance the existing structure. This role is to support the Head of Recruitment in

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“I have never been invited to where it’s good.”

During the AEFCA Symposium in Warsaw, the Russian National Coach, Stanislav Cherchesov, gave an exclusive interview to AEFCA / Soccer HUB! How important is experience in the kind of the job you do? “I have never been invited to where it’s good.” I’ve gotten used to it for a long time: you come — you need

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PhD Studentship within Academy Sports Science

(Full time, 3 years) Celtic Football Club has a unique opportunity for three individuals to complete a fully funded PhD in applied sport and exercise science at The University of the West of Scotland, researching into the science of elite youth football development. In addition to the completion of the academic requirements for this higher

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Coaches Job Advert

Want a job? Join a soccer clubWant a career opportunity? Join LAGOC! Are you fulfilling your coaching potential? Do you want to make a difference in soccer? About LAGOC: “LA Galaxy Orange County is the official Alliance Club of MLS’s most successful franchise, the LA Galaxy, and are based in Irvine, California. As a member of

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SSG’s – Developing Game Intelligence through the Interaction

How can I recreate a better Learning Environment for my players to understand what I want from them in the game? This is the “million dollar question” that majority of the coaches ask themselves while planning practices.  According with my beliefs and my experience, players learn better PLAYING. We need to recreate a Learning Environment

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“I’m trying to be the coach for the future”

In the most recent instalment of Soccer Hub’s interview series, viewers from around the world were treated to a compelling conversation between our very own Ricardo and special guest Luís Gonçalves, recently-appointed head coach of the Mozambique national team. In his new position, Luís has achieved instant success – his side beat Mauritius by an

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The Shared Attributes of ‘Elite’ Footballers

At the risk of stating the obvious, football is a multi-dimensional game. Variety, as the aphorism goes, is the spice of life, and the world’s most popular sport is no exception. Each and every facet of the game favours breadth of ability; to be the best, you need to be the best in a zillion

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Coaching at LFC International Academy

Liverpool FC International Academy has a fantastic team of coaches who operate in many different countries. Whichever part of the world we are in, whether it is a Soccer School in Liverpool or at an International Academy, our coaches deliver the highest standard of football coaching in line with the values of ‘The Liverpool Way’.

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The formations change… but the principles remain!

Napoli’s POSSESSION PHASE The usual game system used by Napoli in possession is 1-4-2-3-1 formation. Instead, in the first Champions League match against Liverpool, we have seen Napoli with a new look : 1-3-4-3 formation. Starting from the back, Koulibaly (left) Di Lorenzo (right)  and Manolas (center): all three players begin to play out from

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What is a Soccer Scout?

Scouting: it’s one of the most important positions in modern soccer. These days, ‘scout’ is a relatively all-encompassing job title, but the term is generally applied to those members of staff within a club whose specific job it is to seek out, research and bring to the recruitment staff’s attention, players who might be of

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Senior Professional Development Phase Coach

Hours of work: Full-Time Salary: Attractive Remuneration Package An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Professional Development Phase Coach to join our Academy Department at Bodymoor Heath Training Ground. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic individual who will be responsible for the management of the U23 team in respect of all league,

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“I did not chose to become a coach, I knew I would be one!”

Exclusive interview with the Serbia National Team Head Coach, Ljubiša Tumbaković Being one of the most experienced and successful Serbian Soccer Coaches of all time, Ljubiša Tumbaković is the current manager of the Serbia national team. In Partizan he led the team to six national championship titles and three national cup wins during his two

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